Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | May 26, 2016

Postcards Cornwall General Hospital.

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An Edwardian era postcard depicting the Cornwall General Hospital.  This series of postcards shows the gradual expansion of the hospital throughout the first half of the 20th century.

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A close-up of the “Queen Anne” Cornwall General Hospital.  The Queen Anne style of architecture was favoured by designers at the end of the 19th century.

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The Hospital looking northwest from 2nd St. E.  Published by R.M. Pitts & Co., Cornwall.

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The postmark on this card is 1911.

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The postmark on this card is 1928.  The three floor exterior staircase on the left is a new addition.

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The Nurses’ residence is on the right and is still standing.

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The postmark on this card is 1935.  A new roof has been added to the Nurses’ residence, and a new wing has been added to the west side on the left.

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This postcard dates to Canadian Centennial Year, 1967.  Second Street served as Highway 2, and some of the original building can still be seen.

This is a selection of postcards and photographs in the archives of the Cornwall Community Museum.

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